islandsgoinggreen.orgIslands Going Green
Inspiration and news from the Hebridean island of Eigg.
www.kessock.netNorth Kessock events and news
What's going on in North Kessock, local events, clubs, committees, and swap-shop.
Solar Powered Boat Trips
pennyandmartin.wordpress.comCulbokie Passive House Diary
TBI members Penny Edwards and Martin Sherring describe their experience building a Passive House in Culbokie lighting guide central heating additive
We are delighted to announce that EndoTherm’s performance as an energy saving technology has been verified by the Energy Saving Trust (EST) under their Product Verification Service.
Laboratory testing, and studies carried out in samples of domestic and non-domestic properties, shows that EndoTherm has been effective in reducing energy and fuel consumption with condensing boilers.
www.homeadvisor.comEnergy Conservation for Kids (USA)
US site with energy saving in the home suggestions for young people, and lots of links to further information. Saving Trust Scotland
Funded by the Scottish Government, the Energy Saving Trust in Scotland provides free, impartial advice to householders, businesses and the public sector and communities across Scotland.
It can also help you access grants, loans and other offers to improve energy efficiency. Deal energy saving funding in Scotland
Scottish version of UK Government funding scheme for energy saving home improvements, run by Home Energy Scotland /the Energy Saving Trust (different names for the same thing).
www.greendealcentral.comNews from Green Deal UK
Food and growing
Allotment growing information and advice
for allotment holders, growers and gardeners. Fife Diet
Scotland's original champions of local food.
thehighlandpeoplesfoodseedbank.webs.comThe Highland People's Seedbank
Project aiming to bring local communities together by involving individual gardeners, groups, allotment holders and schools in growing heirloom vegetables well adapted to the Highland climate and soils.
Funding Sources
signpost.toolkit.sitekit.netSignpost Volunteering Centre
Volunteering and community site with list of funders in 'Environment' category.
Green Groups of the Earth - Inverness and Ross
Green Travel Traveller
This is one of a selection of Green Travel sites from 'Which' consumer magazine, forwarded by the Scottish Green Party -
www.responsibletravel.comResponsible Travel
www.transitionblackisle.orgHighland Council HwLDP consultation
www.transitionnetwork.org01 The Transition Network
The global hub of Transition, offering a wealth of support, advice, networking and training.
www.transitionscotland.org02 Transition Scotland
The head, heart and hands of transition in Scotland. Transition Scotland offers support, networking opportunities and inspiration for a growing number of groups across the country. Howe Transition Toun
transitionculture.orgTransition Culture
ttforres.orgTransition Forres
Waste electric and electronic waste
Link added February 2016 - Ross-shire Waste Action Network
Works with communities in Ross-shire on waste awareness and waste prevention activities. We encourage and support householders and businesses to reduce the amount of waste that they create and send to landfill. up to Waste and recycling
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Wednesday 22 January
13:00 MOO Food - Burns lunch for over 65s
Saturday 25 January
10:00 North Kessock Community Market
Thursday 30 January
19:00 'Our Common Home' Inverness Study for Action Session Part 2
Saturday 1 February
10:00 Fortrose Community Market
Sunday 2 February
11:30 Culbokie Community Orienteering Event - Volunteers needed
Tuesday 4 February
19:00 This Changes Everything film Muir Hub 7.00
Saturday 8 February
12:00 Greenpeace Protect the Oceans event North Kessock
Sunday 9 February
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